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and their future, yet never losing themselves. diane is the kind of do it all mom you often meet in the affluent suburbs of boulder, colorado. >> we're going to get some groceries. pasta, rice. cereal. a gallon of milk possibly and eggs. >> she's an ambitious human resource executive with a master's degree, a husband, three kids. and a comfortable home. so what is diane doing here? >> you're entitled to the government commodity today. can you use rice krispies? >> yeah. >> and a food pantry. >> i never thought we'd be in this predicament so many unknowns. >> they didn't see it coming. three years ago when they moved from michigan to the boulder suburbs. >> i felt that it was going to mecca. because the economy was apparently better over here and the jobs were plentiful. >> their new life began well indeed. john, an avid runner, found work as a business consultant with an athletic company. diane was in human resources and together they were earning about $120,000 a year. >> and it just gave us some stability, sense of security that, you know, we can pay for everything and have some leftover. >> c
now. terry? >> reporter: diane, this is what you see throughout the jersey shore right now. homes just ripped right off their foundations. this was someone's living room. there's a kitchen back there, a bathroom over here. but look down here. none of the infrastructure of the house is left. it's somewhere else. and that is why the real threat here right up and down the shore is what you can't see. fires rage in the town of mantoloking on the jersey shore early this morning, fueled by natural gas. it is a harbinger of a worst-case scenario here -- a potential disaster after the disaster. you can smell the gas. >> you can hear the gas. you can smell the gas. everywhere you go, you hear "shh," just the gas, all the open gas lines going. just scared to death. [ hissing ] >> reporter: do you hear that? that is the sound that everyone left in these towns is fearing the most right now. it is a hissing gas main. you hear it on street after street, right up the shore. you can smell the gas in the air. and fire officials are concerned that these towns are basically ticking time bombs. everywhere
>>> this is a special "world news" with diane sawyer on the first night after an historic vote. victory lap. it was a modern american election. that gave president obama four more years. >> i believe we can seize this future together. >> how did a new patchwork of americans come together to give him the win? and force a tough gut-check moment for the republican party? >> paul and i have left everything on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. >> can they recover? and change with the changing america? what is the world saying tonight? how about wall street? and what did the president do today to help the country heal? now, two american families turn the page. the romneys, pulling together. the obamas starting a new chapter in this white house. and the abc news powerhouse team is everywhere, on this historic day for america. live, from abc's election headquarters, this is a special "world news" with diane sawyer. >> good evening. and it was a day of celebration for president obama and a day of soul-searching for the republican party. and a reality check for a nation,
to abc's senior foreign affairs correspondent, martha raddatz. right now. martha? >> reporter: diane, i've known david petraeus for close to a decade and this news is truly stunning. there is no one in the military who was view ed as more disciplined and, frankly, more concerned with his own image and own career. but the seriousness of having a cia director involved in an extramarital affair cannot be overplayed. as cia director, petraeus held all of the nation's secrets, but was keeping a big one of his own. today, in a statement to cia employees, the man considered a national hero by some acknowledged the affair and what he called his "extremely poor judgment." "such behavior is unacceptable," the statement said. "both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours." petraeus went to the white house yesterday to turn in his resignation, the same place he has so frequently been called upon to serve. >> great privilege to serve with our young men and women. >> reporter: today, in a statement, president obama praised petraeus' dedication and patriotism, and said his thoug
evening on this exciting night, diane. president obama and his campaign are gurding hem thfls for a long night and the president said this might spill into the morning but he fully expects by tomorrow he will be re-elected. it is out of his hands and in yours. >> my name is barack obama, you know, the president. >> reporter: at a chicago campaign field office president obama called volunteers in wisconsin to thank them for their hard work. >> hi, is this annie? hi, this is barack obama, how are you? [ laughter ] i'm doing -- you know -- i don't think she knows it's me. >> reporter: his message has been one of staying the course. forward. painted himself as a warrior for the middle class. >> are you fired up? >> all: fired up. >> are you fired up? >> reporter: but today another message, an olive branch. >> i also want to say to governor romney, congratulations on a spirited campaign. >> reporter: later today joined by scottie pippen and his old friends the president played basketball, an election day superstition. he did not do so the day of the 2008 new hampshire primary and has not repe
. >> -- things. >> i met her during a hoss steming crisis in -- hostage crisis in los angeles. it is diane ma -- macedo. and i met him in 1989 when our boss invited us to a weekend in the hamptons, so -- but he died before we got there. so we had a good time without him. and i met him while working on adult films in the late 70s. he was the sound guy who went by the name of scotty, but now goes by bill schulz. and next to him, author and tv personality and america's bad boy, greg gutfeld. since he is letting me fill in, i will mention his book "the joy of hate" on sale. >> a block. the lede. that's the first story. >> it is like a love triangle, but with four sides. if only there were a word for that shape. the petraeus scandal may have sunk another four-star general as the american commander, john allen is being investigated for inappropriate communications with a woman at the center of this mess. allen allegedly exchanged hundreds of flirtatious e-mails with jill kelley who alerted the fbi when she received harassing e-mails from paula broadwell. and don't order yet. there is more. fox conf
's a 75% chance, diane, that there will be a winner tonight. >> all right, thank you so much, steve. and something really surprised us today. did you know that right now, americans have won $800 million but never claimed it? including those second and third place wins, by the way. so, be sure to check all the numbers on your ticket. you may have only 6 to 12 months to cash in. >>> and now, the big deadline on the fiscal cliff, 34 days left for congress to make a deal, which will prevent taxes from rising on everyone. including the middle class. and all day, americans around the country were sending a message, telling washington to get to work and get a job done. here's abc's senior white house correspondent jake tapper with the story. >> reporter: president obama today continued his public relations push, surrounding himself with supporters who wrote the white house, saying they do not want to see a tax increase on the middle class. it's all part of a move to rachet up pressure on republicans in congress to reach a deal before the nation goes off the so-called fiscal cliff, which wo
transformation to this generation's dana plado. >> let's well company our guest. i am here with diane macedo. she anchors "business news with imus in the morning" on the fox business network. and it is sherrod small. say hello to the people. >> what's up, people 1234* happy holidays. christmas. >> bill schulz. he thinks it is 1832 and high is manning a barricade in paris. and next to me charles pain wall street ceo. >> so could our state pens take some friends? prisons on u.s. soil could handle detainees from guantanamo bay as long as they made sig can't -- significant operational changes. as the chairwoman diane dianne feinstein notes it demonstrates that if the political will exists we could finally close guantanamo without impairing our national security. but many issues would have to be considered if terrorists were transferred state side. among them, the physical location of the detainees could be a target for individuals and groups intent on harming the detainees or harming the personnel involved in detention operations which could result in unintended harm to the general public. for more l
, diane. every massive tragedy has within it a whole series of smaller ones. one such played out behind me, though, that staircase led to a house where a mother, father and 13-year-old girl lived. only the mother survived. staten island is a whole series of stories, just like that one. in staten island today, a cry for help. >> we're going to die! if we get killed with the weather, we're going to die! we're going to freeze! we got 90-year-old people! >> reporter: this woman pleading with government officials for gasoline, food and clothing. >> you don't understand. you've got to get your trucks here on this corner now! this is three days. >> reporter: this is one of the hardest-hit communities in new york city. thousands still without power, many homeless. 19 people dead. in devastated neighborhoods overwhelmed by a violent surge of water, residents describe a supersized wave, as high as 20 feet. >> it was coming in rushing like rapids. >> reporter: well, welcome to your house, huh? we met this man, mike abruzzo. his house is completely gone. just the floorboards remain. he and his wife an
controversy, the big decision and the breaking news tonight. dan? >> reporter: diane, good evening. as you know, the mayor really wanted this race to be run. he hoped it would be a sign of resilience and unity in this crippled city, but he admitted tonight it had instead become a source of controversy beyond an division. it was scenes like this -- this is your house right here? >> yeah. yeah, this is my house. it used to be over there. >> reporter: juxtaposed against scenes like this -- fancy port-a-potties -- that forced the mayor to cancel the marathon. today, we saw them loading in cases of vodka. private party going on in here. and pallets of water and food. this is a lot of provisions. can't go in this area? but the pictures that truly did not sit well with many in this city where hundreds of thousands still don't have power, four large diesel generators, guarded by security. how many homes could these things power? >> i don't know. >> reporter: how do you think your neighbors without power would like this thing? >> they'd love it. >> there's children out there who are without blanket
abc news election night headquarters in times square, new york, now reporting, diane sawyer and george stephanopoulos. >> and finally it is here. we're here in times square for election night 2012 at the abc news election headquarters. great to have you with us. all day long we've been watching grandmothers, first-time voters, rich people, poor people, blue collar workers, all the people who believe in america going to the polls, every state of our union today joining together at the ballot boxes, and we will be bringing you the results. we are here to tell you who won, why throughout this evening and what's next. it's your voice as we've been saying and your vote tonight. >> diane, it has been a long, bitter and expensive race. deadlocked most of the way and revealed an america divided in so many ways. tonight, all of you are going to tip the balance. >> and now we are ready to begin because we have three projections to make because the polls have closed in six states and we are ready to go. here it is. indiana, this state has switched, president obama won it four years ago, governor
from iowa. he's there traveling with the president. jake? >> reporter: good evening, diane. president obama accompanied by his top aides and bruce springsteen hopscotched across battleground states today. the key ones that his campaign feels will deliver him a re-election. they are wisconsin, iowa and ohio where the president's national political career all began. slightly ahead in our abc news/"washington post" national tracking poll, president obama is ending his very last day of campaigning having enlisted the help of celebrity musician friends. >> that's not a bad way to bring it home, with the boss. >> reporter: the day began with springsteen's obama 2012 campaign song. ♪ let's vote for the man who got osama forward away we go ♪ >> reporter: even though that was interrupted by spring teen project i projecting acknowledgement of liberal and progressive anxiety. >> the first debate really freaked me out. all right. ♪ but then romney got schooled twice by obama then smiling joe biden brought the drama ♪ >> reporter: the president's pitch, that he is the same idealist he ran
abc news election night headquarters in times square, new york. now reporting, diane sawyer and george stephanopoulos. >> and we welcome you back from times square, election headquarters and here we are, we are in the final stretch in this long campaign. the polls have closed in five more states in the west, which means one more state, one more state still has the polls open and that will be alaska, two more hours there, and we have some projections to make here, george. california, we are ready to project for barack obama now. of course, the biggest democratic prize but got over 60% of the vote in '08 and ready to project washington state, a blue state for barack obama. idaho, that will be for governor romney. solid red state. that was also a big state for john mccain four years ago, and hawaii, his home state, that would have been a big disappointment. >> no chance that was going to happen. >> for barack obama but it certainly did. one more state before the polls close. >> let's go back to jake tapper and david muir with the campaigns. jake, let me start with you, clearly the excitem
diane sawyer about separating the man from the myth. >>> and walk on the wild side. up close and personal with a rare and fearsome predator. our reporter puts tail in hand to get to know the african white lion. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 9th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. when president obama strode into the east room of the white house this afternoon, we all knew that job one of term two is to hammer out some sort of deal with republicans to keep the federal government from veering off the so-called fiscal cliff. and we knew he would probably lay down some markers. >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. i'm not going to do that. >> but what we did not k
intelligence committee, diane feinstein, had no advance notice there was an investigation into the director of the c.i.a. and she plans to investigate why her committee was out of the loop. the white house says the president was not notified of the investigation until this week but peter king finds that hard to believe. >> if they were investigating for three or four months, the first thing -- if they found it out, they should have immediately brought it to the president's attention. it's the news crews have been outside the charlotte home paula broadwell shares with her husband and two young sons. nobody's been home for the last 36 hours but there's a message in chalk on the driveway that says dad hearts mom before all eyes fell on the quiet block in north carolina. >> some questions about how involved broadwell is in the thing. eric cantor releasing information and statements about his contact with the whole situation and the f.b.i. still developing. we're on it. thanks. >>> of course petraeus's resignation coming at a sensitive time for the white house. congress set to hold hearings on t
about the public outreach to date and proposed. diane oceana will talk about development around port development at this site. justin from a and e comwill give overview of the proposed project. peter albert from mta will talk about the transportation assessment that is going out in the embarcadero right now and inform the environmental review process if for this and we will discussed fiscal terms and feasibility analysis and the framework that informs that and then we will conclude with a few words from the warriors who would like to talk a little bit about what this project really means for the city and for the port, and finally we willing asking to you extend some of the deadlines in the exclusive negotiating agreement to allow us to negotiate a comprehensive term sheet which we hope to bring to you by april of next year so with that as mentioned there was a advisory committee formed for the port and from that committee there are three tracks of workshops that have begun or soon to begin. we are doing transportation workshops to talk about challenges in the south beach, mission b
. alex? >> reporter: good evening, diane. tonight, there are 20,000 israeli reservists who have been called up. tanks and troops are amassing along the border, not far from here, preparing for a possible ground invasion. missiles and rockets have been flying back and forth. there has been no letup in this deadly escalation. sirens today in one of the most sacred cities in the world. jerusalem, a target for the first time in this battle. a rocket fell ten miles short. no one was hurt. in tel aviv, israelis ran for cover. in all, more than 550 rockets have now been launched at israel, leaving three dead. the military says a third have been intercepted by israel's famed iron dome anti-missile system. today, we saw where those rockets are coming from. clouds of smoke revealed a militant rocket launching site. we asked one of the militant groups behind the attacks what it would take to stop. as soon as israel stops attacking the gaza strip, you will stop firing on israel? "of course," he said. "we wouldn't fire rockets if israel wasn't killing us." for days, there has been almost no letup
tells us what happened today. martha? >> reporter: diane, the consequences of dave petraeus' infidelity are astonishing. the nation is left without him as its cia director and the commander of our forces in afghanistan caught up in this bizarre web, as well. it is breathtaking. within days, two four-star generals so widely respected in the midst of scandal. first, david petraeus and now general john allen being investigated for sending what the pentagon said were "potentially inappropriate" messages, putting on hold his likely promotion to become the supreme allied commander in europe. >> of course, it weighs on him as much as it weighs on dave petraeus. i believe that dave is very, very sad for what he admitted he did. >> reporter: at the center of this web, jill kelley, the tampa socialite and honorary military ambassador, living near the centcom headquarters where petraeus and allen were once based. officials say it was early this summer that kelley received anonymous e-mails, accusing her of flaunting her friendly relationships with top military brass. the fbi traced those e-mails b
. jon? >> reporter: diane, this was a confident president today, eager to lay out his agenda for the coming months, but first, he had to face questions on that scandal that has shaken his national security team. in his first comments on the sex scandal that brought down his cia director, the president said petraeus failed to meet his own standards, but he also praised him. >> we are safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. and my main hope right now is that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> reporter: he also addressed the central question. did the scandal put national security at risk? >> i have no evidence at this point, from what i've seen, that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had an impact on our national security. >> reporter: on those high stakes talks over the looming budget crisis, the president took a hard line on his bottom line. any deficit deal must include tax increases on the wealthy. >> more voters agreed with me on this issue than voted for me. so, we've got
crowd. >>> nbc bay area news starts now. >>> good evening, i'm diane dwyer, thank you for joining us, it has been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast, many are without power, and recovery is still slow. nbc's jay gray has more on how neighbors are helping neighbors. >> reporter: the clean up has come from some who suffered the most. >> everybody is looking after everybody else, helping each other. >> reporter: survivors, coming together in the wake of sandy. >> this is a disaster that has touched home for us. it is our job to go out here with the people. >> reporter: making meals. >> reporter: and volunteer doctors taking care of those who have no place to go. >> i think that they made the right decision. >> reporter: she was supposed to compete in the new york city marathon this weekend. when the race was cancelled, she agreed now is not the time to run. instead, she stayed to help. >> i can't even imagine like losing everything. so if i could do something to help, you know, whatever little i could do, i want to do it. >> reporter: support also continues to pour in by th
for someone to play her. >> uh. >> diane keaton? >> they talked to her. who knows. who knows what really goes on. they don't talk to me, the producer tells me what is going o. >> meanwhile, you were in the process of writing two other books. >> i finished them. >> love sometimes. >> yes. >> and the other one, you have to tell me the title. this is the one that was the head turner for the other, was it abc? >> abc. >> okay, and the title is called? >> should i sleep in his dead wife's bed. >> all righty then. okay. [ laughter ] >> that is catchy. >> well that is good, because, susan, all of these boomer men, when you're out, there they want to replace you in their dead wye's bed and they want younger versions. >> uh-huh. >> so ied to someone one day, i am tired of dating these boomer moreons, you know, they want to replace me. >> you're not talking about the actual mattress itself. >> right. right. all right. >> and this is centering on a grownup heroin? >> yes. yes. >> is she 70? 76? older or younger? >> she's actually 68. >> 68? >> i sold out a little. >> and this may happen on abc? >> it's
this morning. >>> good evening. i'm diane dwyer, the body of 22-year-old marine shot and killed by police in palm springs this past week was returned to his family in the bay area today. nbc bay area, kimberly terry where the flag draped coffin arrived this afternoon. kimberly. two dozen family members were here when the coffin arrived. as you can iffage in. there was overwhelming grieve as the body of the corporal was brought inside. the 22-year-old was shot the morning of november 10th during a confrontation with palm spring police who say that he used his car as a weapon against two officers who feared for their safety. and based at camp pendleton. but stationed at 29 palms. he was just in the bay area where he grew up visiting and had plans to start college in a few months. >> this is a -- there is a young man, signed up to serve the country who went to afghanistan. came back untouched. was sach in afghanistan. came back to get killed. nobody deserves this. they want to know more about what exactly happened the morning the marine was killed. they want a full investigation, independent
. also this half-hour the emotional word of mark kelly. he spoke to our diane sawyer about his wife, gabby giffords and what he told the man who tried to kill her. a very intense day in court for sure. >> absolutely. >>> as we approach veterans day we meet wounded warriors who have taken up instruments during their treatment. a moving story from our own bob woodruff. an amazing, what people do, lost so much. get their spirit back and devote injuries. that story definitely inspiring. >> how inspirational music can be. as you said just a great way for them to devote and pour themselves into it very therapeutic. >>> and then, "insomniac theater," this morning, we are featuring two great men, one rob nelson -- kidding. one greater than the other. talking james bond and president abraham lincoln. what the film critics are saying about them. i think you can figure out which one we are alluding to is greater than the other. >> lincoln looks great, daniel day-lewis, extraordinary actor. every i read he blows you away in the movie. if you are a history buff. one you may want to check out. we
speaks to our diane sawyer. >>> also, they were wounded in combat and now they're jamming with one of the most iconic characters in rock history. a big night for them here in new york. stay tuned, "world news now" continues right after the break. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. how far will people go to relieve their sore throat? try these. new cepacol sensations cools instantly, and has an active ingredient that stays with you long after the lozenge is gone. not just a sensation, sensational relief. the rid-x septic subscriber program helps prevent backups by sending you monthly doses right to your door so you will never forget to maintain your system. sign up at ♪ ♪ >>> welcome back, everyone. as we men as we mentioned earlier, gabby gifford came face to face yesterday with the gunman who nearly took her life. >> but because of that attack, her husband, astronaut mark kelly, had to read her statement to the court. abc's diane sawyer talked with hi
. diane eastabrook has more on this. she's standing by in milwaukee. diane. >> reporter: susie, the latest polls show president obama winning by a couple of percentage points. but it could be a squeaker. in this working class neighborhood on milwaukee's northwest side, voters poured into a school administration building to cast ballots throughout the day. >> we had lines at 7:00. before the polls even opened, there were probably 20 to 30 people in line. >> reporter: while wisconsin native paul ryan tops the republican ticket with mitt romney, the economy was more important to the voters we spoke to than badger state pride. >> right now, i'm unemployed, so whoever is going to make it better, i'm all for that. >> reporter: in september, the unemployment rate in wisconsin was 7.3%; when president obama was elected in 2008, the state's unemployment rate was 5.9%. while the state has added only 4,100 jobs from january through september of this year, the improving national employment numbers appear to be working in the president's favor. >> in the beginning of the year, only one in five voters s
york, right now. ginger? >> reporter: diane, 400,000 customers are without power. that's additional customers, after last night's storm. and people are coming up to me on these streets and telling me, this is beyond uncomfortable. it's feeling a little bit more like survivasurvival. when it comes to power, it's a case of haves and have-nots. >> we're the only ones. they have power. they have power. this is the only block in the whole area. >> we are, like, the forgotten block. >> reporter: these neighbors live on just one street on long island. they all came out to talk to us because they say they need help. >> the wires spark every day. they spark from somewhere. you don't know what's live. >> reporter: and last night, those dangerous wires were blowing again. >> i'm watching the wire that's hanging from my house fill up with ice and is it going to fall? >> reporter: the storm caused more than just power problems. 600 flights canceled today on top of 1,600 yesterday, disrupting travel across the country. and it dumped record snow for the date, from connecticut to new jersey. it als
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